Hilltop focuses on education, nutrition, while offering convenient extended hours

Pooneh Jahadi-Yazdi says Hilltop Children’s Center will integrate fun, education and health into its Mother’s Day Out and After-school programs. The center, which features this colorful and educationally stimulating stcircle time center, opens to students in August. (Shelly Wilkison Photo)

By SHELLY WILKISON Armed with a passion for healthy living and an education in child nutrition, the owner of Hilltop Children’s Center is hoping to fill a gap she sees in local child care offerings when her business opens next month. Pooneh Jahadi-Yazdi, a busy mother of two and office manager at Liberty Hill Pediatric […]

LH Chamber members learn tools, tips to boost business

By Brenda Young Helpful tools, tips and tricks were on the menu Wednesday at the Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Margarita’s Restaurant. Bridget L. Brandt, director of the Greater Leander Chamber of Commerce, was the guest speaker. About 30 business leaders joined the lunch and learn session and received valuable information regarding how […]

Holbein driven by boundless imagination

Tina Holbein stands in her Liberty Hill business, Tina’s Cottage, which specializes in creative, mostly one-of-a-kind personal and home pieces as well as being the go-to store for Panther merchandise. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado If Tina Holbein, owner of Tina’s Cottage in Liberty Hill, had it her way, the world would have a neon glow and likely have another shape. That’s just her nature. With a boundless imagination and a palette of bold colors, Mrs. Holbein has crafted out an artistic niche in a world of […]

Hobbit Hollow artists find new creativity in retirement

Michael Hubbard (left) and Roger Pierce (right) display one of the custom-designed greeting cards they offer through their Hobbit Hollow Workshop. The cards can be found at Tina’s Cottage in Liberty Hill. (Brenda Young Photo)

By Brenda Young Deep within a wooded area of the Durham Park subdivision in Liberty Hill stands a studio where ideas and artistry come to life. In business only a few short months, Hobbit Hollow Workshop flows with the ideas of Roger Pierce and Michael Hubbard, both retired from earlier full-time careers. The collaboration began […]

Elmore joins Classic Bank as VP

Roberta Elmore, a native of Mahomet in Burnet County with over 30 years of banking experience, was named recently as a Vice President and Loan Officer of the Classic Bank in Liberty Hill. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado These are good times for Roberta Elmore with good reason. The affable banking executive was named in mid-April as a Vice President and Loan Officer of the Classic Bank in Liberty Hill by Richard Earl Williams, Jr., President of Classic Bank. She started to work May 5. “I’m excited to be here,” […]

Paradise Pools transforms a backyard into an oasis of family fun

Peggy and Carl Henry in the showroom of Paradise Pools in Liberty Hill. (Shelly Wilkison Photo)

By Brenda Young The rain has been a welcomed relief throughout the area recently, if only partially alleviating severe drought-like conditions, and the owners of Paradise Pools and Spas want to keep adding a splash to summer with their custom designed pool creations. “Everybody has their own idea of what paradise is like,” owner Peggy […]

Couple shares their love of life on the road at Cripple Creek RVs

Cripple Creek RV owners Darell and Lori Aaron enjoy matching customers with the recreational vehicle of their dreams at their new consignment and sales office in Liberty Hill. (Brenda Young Photo)

By Brenda Young Owners Darell and Lori Aaron of the new Cripple Creek RV Consignment and Sales office in Liberty Hill know their business when it comes to recreational vehicles. The couple moved to Central Texas nearly seven years ago, and when it took almost two years to sell their home in Albuquerque, the couple […]

Floor outlet covers from top to bottom

USA Flooring Outlet opened its newest retail location April 29 in Liberty Hill. Employees Nick Barrios and Michele Hohmann show some of the more popular items available in the store’s showroom at 13740 West Highway 29.  (Brenda Young Photo)

By Brenda Young Jason Roman opened his newest retail franchise in Liberty Hill only three weeks ago, and he couldn’t be happier with the response he has received in his new hometown. A native of East Texas, Roman owns and operates the USA Flooring Outlet franchise he started 13 years ago. “We had kind of […]

Calhoun opens Liberty Hill chiropractic practice

Born and raised on a farm in upstate New York, Dr. Lynn Emmett Calhoun along with his wife Amy operate a horse riding business. Both are heavily involved in their church and he looks forward to becoming more involved in the community now that he has moved his chiropractic business to Liberty Hill. (Courtesy Photo)

By Dana Delgado When Dr. Lynn Emmett Calhoun’s chiropractic practice went up in flames in March in Cedar Park, the veteran chiropractor decided to move his business closer to home in Liberty Hill. The move would provide more time with the family as well as allow greater time with his beloved horses. Furthermore, it would […]

Mahlon’s blends family values with business success

At Mahlon’s, everyone is family. From left, Dakota Gibson, Aspen Ponton and Christine Wolesensky take a break while working part-time for Mahlon’s Microcrafted Beef Jerky in Leander. (Courtesy Photo)

By Brenda Young LEANDER  — When Bob Wolesensky was growing up in Nebraska, he came across a delicious snack that would set the stage for a lifelong love of beef jerky and eventually turn into a successful business with his wife and three children. Wolesensky and his wife Tyree are the owners of Mahlon’s Microcrafted […]